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17 arches, 3 pavilions, tens of thousands of local bluestones. The Double Dragon Bridge near Jianshui was named so because of the way it zigzags over the river. It was initially constructed in the 1800s, and is was constructed using tens of thousands of bluestones! Now, it’s thought to be quite the masterpiece of traditional Chinese construction. Plus, there’s a nice little village nearby that you can explore while in the area too.
📍Double Dragon Bridge, Yunnan, China
Shuanglong Bridge is located in Xisanli, Jianshui City, where the Jianshui train will stay for half an hour.
Shuanglong Bridge, also known as the Seventeen-hole Bridge, was built in the Qing Emperor Qianlong period. The origin of the name "Shuanglong": the two rivers of the collapse and the Lancang River merge together, and there is a bridge that locks the "double dragon". name.
is the largest and most artistically valuable porous arch bridge in Yunnan ancient bridge. The famous bridge expert Mao Yisheng once included the Jianshui Shuanglong Bridge in the most in the monograph of "An Ancient Bridge in China". Among the famous masterpieces of more than 10 ancient bridges, and in the "History of Chinese Ancient Bridge Technology", a special project was introduced to introduce the Jianshui Shuanglong Bridge and the 17-hole bridge of Beijing Summer Palace.